Pesto & Goat Cheese Potatoes

If you have around 55 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Pesto & Goat Cheese Potatoes might be an awesome gluten free and lacto ovo vegetarian recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains approximately 14g of protein, 20g of fat, and a total of 335 calories. For $2.61 per serving, this recipe covers 17% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. Head to the store and pick up red onion, cherry tomatoes, Salt & Pepper, and a few other things to make it today. It works well as a reasonably priced side dish. 17 people found this recipe to be flavorful and satisfying. It is brought to you by Savour These Senses. Overall, this recipe earns a pretty good spoonacular score of 76%. Try Pesto and Goat Cheese Smashed Potatoes, Goat Cheese Pesto, and Goat Cheese Pesto Pizza for similar recipes.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 15 minutes

Cooking duration: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients:

¼ c basil pesto

1 c cherry tomatoes

2 oz cream cheese (optional)

2 cloves garlic, minced

6 oz goat cheese (I used Haystack Peak)

1 lemon, juiced

½ red onion

salt & pepper to taste

4 large Yukon gold potatoes (or 2 lb potatoes), cubed

Equipment:

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat oven to 400F.Toss potatoes in olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 30 minutes (until cooked through).During the last 30 minutes, Sauté asparagus, onion and garlic in oil until soft.Combine the potatoes with the vegetables, add the cherry tomatoes, basil pesto, goat cheese, cream cheese and lemon juice.Cook over low heat until cheese has melted into a creamy sauce.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 400F.Toss potatoes in olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

2. Bake for 30 minutes (until cooked through).During the last 30 minutes, Sauté asparagus, onion and garlic in oil until soft.

3. Combine the potatoes with the vegetables, add the cherry tomatoes, basil pesto, goat cheese, cream cheese and lemon juice.Cook over low heat until cheese has melted into a creamy sauce.


Nutrition Information:

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367k Calories
13g Protein
19g Total Fat
35g Carbs
22% Health Score
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Calories
367k
18%

Fat
19g
30%

  Saturated Fat
9g
62%

Carbohydrates
35g
12%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
36mg
12%

Sodium
555mg
24%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
13g
27%

Vitamin C
46mg
56%

Vitamin B6
0.68mg
34%

Copper
0.54mg
27%

Potassium
861mg
25%

Phosphorus
238mg
24%

Vitamin A
1128IU
23%

Manganese
0.39mg
19%

Fiber
4g
18%

Vitamin B2
0.25mg
15%

Iron
2mg
14%

Magnesium
52mg
13%

Calcium
129mg
13%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Folate
42µg
11%

Vitamin B5
0.96mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
7%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Selenium
2µg
4%

Vitamin E
0.36mg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.12µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.26µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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